The City of Palatka (Pop. 10,500 approx.) is seeking an experienced, dynamic and progressive leader to serve as City Manager. The City Manager acts as the Chief Administrative Officer and is hired by and reports to the City Commission, consisting of a Mayor and four (4) commissioners. The City Manager guides and directs the day-to-day operations, provides direction to the City Commission on the budget, programs, policies and services. A complete description can be found on the City's website at www.palatka-fl.gov.
Candidates must possess a Degree in Public Administration or relevant field and have experience in public management. He or she must demonstrate skills in leadership, public relations, communication, planning, economic development, team building, growth management, finance and personnel management. In addition he or she must be innovative and be able to execute the city’s vision for the future, while addressing the long & short term needs of city. Experience in public works and capital improvements projects is preferred. Experience in finance and budget preparation and administration is desired. Consideration will be given to applicants who have public sector experience. An equivalent combination of related experience and education will be considered.
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How to Apply
Applications shall consist of a resume with a signed cover letter outlining qualifications, a list of three (3) professional references, a salary history & requirements, and all required forms found on our website. Applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on 11/30/17 and can be mailed to: Human Resources, 201 N. Second Street, Palatka, FL 32177 or e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
City of Palatka, FL
The City Manager acts as the Chief Administrative Officer and is hired and reports to the City Commission, consisting of a Mayor and four Commissioners.
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